$15K grant turns ideas into prototypes at Life Beyond Barriers

Life Beyond Barriers

04/17/2013: Getting ideas from inside someone’s head to prototype is often much harder than it appears. A new grant for the Life Beyond Barriers looks to ease that burden. Read more

Life Beyond Barriers announces funding for WSU biomedical engineering design lab

Life Beyond Barriers

03/28/2013: Life Beyond Barriers (LBB), an initiative that combines the power of medicine, science, engineering and entrepreneurship to enhance the quality of life for the injured and disabled, announced today an ongoing charitable donation of up to $15,000 per year — to fund prototype design and development at the Wayne State University biomedical engineering undergraduate design laboratory. This funding will provide student teams with the resources necessary to design and develop approximately 15 prototypes per year…Read more

Urban Science, Wayne State team up to create Life Beyond Barriers start-up


05/15/2012: Downtown Detroit tech firm Urban Science, the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan and Wayne State University of Michigan are partnering to create a new health-care innovation start-up, Life Beyond Barriers…Read more

Life Beyond Barriers harnesses scientific skill, creative thinking to help people overcome physical obstacles

Life Beyond Barriers

05/04/2012: Life Beyond Barriers, an initiative that combines the power of medicine, science, engineering and entrepreneurship to enhance the quality of life for those in need through research, collaboration and product development…Read more

Urban Science Announces Scholarship at Wayne State for Wounded Warriors


05/03/2012: Global automotive retail consulting firm, Urban Science, announced on March 9 that it has committed to building a $1 million endowment to support the Col. Gregory Gadson Scholarship at the Wayne State University College of Engineering in perpetuity. The scholarship will….Read more

RIM Nurse to Receive Prestigious 2012 Nightingale Award

Maria Bobo Nrs.An.Rpt

04/26/2012: DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan’s (RIM), Maria Bobo, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC, will be honored with the 2012 Nightingale Award in the category of Long-Term Care/Rehabilitation Nursing at the 24th Annual Nightingale Awards for Nursing® on May 10th at the San Marino Club in Troy…Read more

Wayne State celebrates Ford Motor Company support, unveils named student center


04/26/2012: Wayne State University and its College of Engineering celebrated the generosity of Ford Motor Company yesterday, as the college unveiled the naming of the Ford Motor Company Student Activity Center…Read more

Sports Science, featuring WSU’s Cynthia Bir, nominated for two awards at 33rd annual Sports Emmys


04/23/2012: ESPN Sport Science, the popular Emmy-winning television series featuring Wayne State University Professor of Biomedical Engineering Cynthia Bir, has been nominated for two Sports Emmy Awards this year. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will announce the winners at the 33rd annual Sports Emmys on April 30, 2012, at the Lincoln Center located in the Time Warner Center on April 30th, 2012 in New York City…Read more

Engineering students win second place in worldwide competition


04/20/2012: Three Wayne State students have taken the biomedical engineering world by storm by placing second overall in a global competition sponsored by Dimension 3D Printing…Read more 


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